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Trichinellosis
Clinical Findings
  • Intestinal stage of infection: no symptoms or diarrhoea and abdominal pain. Fever is rare.
  • During the muscle invasion stage, a characteristic periorbital oedema may develop accompanied by fever, myalgia and weakness
  • Severity of the disease is related to worm burden
    Early characteristic signs: diarrhoea, abdominal pain, less frequently fever, nausea and vomiting
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